Heidi Strom

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Nine intriguing new TV shows to try this fall

It’s easy to forget that autumn was once by far the most important time for television. That distinction is now up for debate: From a quality standpoint, it’s hard to argue that spring isn’t a more vital season for TV as networks show off many of their most distinguished series right before the …

Mad Men

The 50 greatest cafés on Earth

When I travel, wherever I travel, more than museums, monuments, temples, churches and, even restaurants, I seek out a café.<p>The reasons are many. Nowhere quite represents a place like its cafés. What would Vienna, Rome and Paris be without theirs? It’s not just the history or the opulence. It’s the …

Buenos Aires

How World-Famous Chocolatier Jacques Torres Bakes Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolatier Jacques Torres has been famous for his chocolate creations loooong before his turn as a judge on the hit Netflix show <i>Nailed It!</i><i>.</i> The French chef produces some of the most sought-after gourmet chocolates in the world, so we had to know his version of an American classic: the chocolate …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

10 Dirtiest Scenes In Super Classy Movies

Photo: Miramax ; Illustration: Dillen Phelps<p><b>The English Patient</b> Anthony Minghella's Oscar-winning film is a sweeping epic about the power of love …

Streaming

An Amazing Cover of the Iconic Queen Anthem ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Performed by 28 Trombones

Trombonist Christopher Bill gathered 27 of his talented peers to perform an amazing cover of the iconic Queen song “Bohemian Rhapsody“. This …

Music

Five Books That Will Actually Change Your Outlook On Life

The world of books is truly fascinating. They can make you laugh, cry, shudder, even take you on countless adventures in faraway lands. And then there are some books that shape you by broadening your perspective and making you ponder — the ones that stay with you forever.<p>Looking for book …

Winnie-the-Pooh

Why Captain Marvel is set in the ’90s

<i>For more on</i> <b>Captain Marvel</b><i>, pick up the new issue of</i> <b>Entertainment Weekly</b> <i>on stands now, or buy it here. Don’t forget to subscribe for more exclusive</i> …

Captain Marvel

Eat This 2-Ingredient Pancake Every Morning And Watch Your Body Fat Disappear

All people just love pancakes, especially children.<p>The tall stack of pancakes on the kitchen table in the morning is probably the most beautiful view …

Breakfast

This Cool '70s Bedroom Style Is Making a Major Comeback

The point of a bedroom is to have a private space you can fully be yourself in, whether you're catching up on Netflix, sleeping, or doing something …

Home Decorating

11 Books the Nerdist Team Is Reading on Read-a-Book Day

Some people read to relax; some people read for excitement. Some people read to escape the world around them, and others to enhance their real lives …

Books

The 21 Books You’ll Want To Read This Fall

The only consolation to the waning days of summer is the arrival of all of this fall's new books. Even though it's been many years since we thought of September as a time to go back to school, that doesn't mean we're immune to the charms of that new book smell, and the slippery feel of previously …

"A Well-Read Woman Is a Dangerous Creature:" 10 Books With Big Ideas

Somewhere along the way in the movement for equality, the "F-word" has become a euphemism for feminism, implying that it's dirty, shameful, and …

Feminism

The Best Psychological Thrillers of 2018 Are Guaranteed to Keep You Up at Night

Summer, otherwise known as psychological thriller season, might be winding down, but that doesn't mean that you need to part ways with the gripping …

Thrillers

Neuroscientists Discover a Song That Reduces Anxiety By 65% (Listen)

The soothing 8-minute tune was shown to improve heart rate, blood pressure, and cortisol levels in the brain.The post Neuroscientists Discover a Song …

The Last Word: Roger Daltrey on Marriage, Hip-Hop and the Who Hit He’s Sick of Singing

The Who haven’t performed in a little under a year and have no tour dates slated for the foreseeable future, but their break hasn’t kept Roger …

8 Interesting Frida Kahlo Facts That May Surprise You

One of the most iconic artists of the 20th century, Frida Kahlo has a life story that has become almost as popular as her art. Kahlo's biography has sparked innumerable books and an Oscar-winning film. Her distinct fashion, unibrow, and marriage to Diego Rivera, a man 21 years her senior, have …

Frida Kahlo

The New 'Avengers: Infinity War' Gag Reel Is So Funny You'll Forget Everyone Is Dead

<i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> was definitely not the most heartwarming movie in the world, to put it lightly. While Marvel is oftentimes characterized for …

12 Actions You Can Take to Become a Better Person and a Better Leader

Leadership has little to do with dominance and a great deal to do with understanding the problems and motivations of other people.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are certain universal aspirations we’re all hoping to attain in our lifetime. We all want happiness, …

Successful bosses run their most effective meetings exactly like this

Once upon a time, I worked for a woman who was known as a star meeting facilitator. CEOs would call left and right, asking her to organize strategy …

15 Books With Chilling Protagonists That Will Keep You Guessing Until The Very Last Page

Nothing is more haunting than an unreliable narrator or unsettling protagonist. Perhaps that's why psychological thriller novels are so darn hard to …

Why Reading Books Makes You a Better Person, According to Science

Researchers have found that people who read regularly are better off.<p>Books are good for people on so many levels. They can help you fall asleep, lower your stress through laughter or tears, provide an escape from reality, and offer exposure to perspectives different from your own. Here are three …

These 14 Short Story Collections Will Change Your Approach to Life

If you're someone who loves reading but can never seem to find the time for it, we've found a solution: the humble short story. We get it, it can be …

Cover Art

JK Rowling can't stop laughing after Trump boasts about his writing abilities

Regardless of your views on President Trump, we should all be able to agree that the man is not a great writer. His speaking and reading skills are …

Read 'The Cabin At The End Of The World' And You Won't Sleep For A Week

The worst kind of horror plays for shock — for extremes of blood and gore and screaming nonsense. It is instantly recognizable for existing in a universe too far gone from our own to truly haunt anyone still tethered to the everyday.<p>The best kind of horror is soft. Quiet. Almost gentle in its …

Stephen King

Why You Should Be Cleaning Your Grill with an Onion

Hallelujah! It’s grilling season, y’all!<p>Unfortunately, nothing takes the joy out of juicy meats cooking away over a bed of hot charcoals like knowing …

Marinated, Grilled Summer Vegetables

These flavor-packed grilled summer vegetables utilize what we refer to as our “Master Marinade” to wake up all of the fresh flavors of the veggies …

Wow Your Book Club With 1 of These 50 New Book Suggestions

Want to impress your book club with a read everyone will like? We're here to help you find a book that every member will rave about. We've rounded up a list of 50 new books to bring to the table, all ripe for discussion and many that might be totally new to your members.<p>Whether your group favors …

New York City

12 Self-Care Bowls to Try for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

We get it. You’re busy, and you barely have time to scarf down a $12 sandwich (OK, $12 burger), let alone make a meal that nourishes your <i>soul</i> or …

Healthy Eating

The Most Disturbing Movies of All Time9. <em>Requiem for a Dream</em> (2000)

<b>Director:</b> Darren Aronofsky<p>Being perhaps the most grounded, and therefore horrifying, depiction of drug addition to ever be put on film, <i>Requiem for a</i> …

9 Page-Turning Spy Novels to Keep You on the Edge of Your Beach Chair

Marked by an exhilarating pace, plenty of dramatic twists and turns, and richly drawn, complex protagonists, spa novels are about as riveting as it …

Love Stories